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Virginia sees 923 new coronavirus cases, now reporting 147,516 statewide

There are now 3,187 deaths from the coronavirus in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – As of September 29, Virginia is now reporting 147,516 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

[Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The latest from the health department]

Tuesday’s total of 147,516 marks an increase from Monday’s total of 146,593 cases.

Here is a breakdown of the 923 new coronavirus cases in Virginia:

  • 102 new cases in Fairfax County
  • 57 new cases in Prince William County
  • 43 new cases in Virginia Beach and Sussex County
  • 36 new cases in Chesterfield County
  • 32 new cases in Montgomery County
  • 30 new cases in Norfolk
  • 28 new cases in Roanoke
  • 26 new cases in Henrico County
  • 22 new cases in Arlington County and Franklin County
  • 21 new cases in Loudoun County
  • 18 new cases in Lynchburg and Chesapeake
  • 16 new cases in Smyth County, Harrisonburg and Alexandria
  • 15 new cases in Lexington
  • 14 new cases in Hanover County
  • 12 new cases in Tazewell County
  • 11 new cases in Charlottesville and Roanoke County
  • 10 new cases in Hampton and Suffolk
  • 9 new cases in Newport News, Prince George County, Wise County, Albemarle County and Buchanan County
  • 8 new cases in Isle of Wight County, Russell County, Northumberland County and Rockingham County
  • 7 new cases in Dinwiddie County, Bedford County, Frederick County, Manassas and Fredericksburg
  • 6 new cases in Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, Portsmouth, Hopewell, Wythe County, Culpeper County, Powhatan COunty, Halifax County and Franklin
  • 5 new cases in Henry County, Greensville County, Danville, Augusta County, Campbell County, Radford and Winchester
  • 4 new cases in Washington County, Caroline County, James City County, Amherst County, Staunton, Colonial Heights, Salem and Warren County
  • 3 new cases in Brunswick County, Southampton County, New Kent County, Lee County, Manassas Park, Carroll County, York County and Botetourt County
  • 2 new cases in Richmond, Grayson County, Buena Vista, Gloucester County, Goochland County, Lancaster County, Richmond County, Louisa County, Buckingham County, Surry County, Greene County and Prince Edward County
  • 1 new case in Middlesex County, Williamsburg, Mathews County, Bath County, Mecklenburg County, Westmoreland County, Charlotte County, Nottoway County, Page County, Dickenson County and Clarke County
  • Waynesboro, Charles City County, Appomattox County and Martinsville have all decreased by one

As of Tuesday, the Virginia Dept. of Health reports there have been 2,150,896 total testing encounters.

The term “testing encounters” includes individuals who have been tested more than once due to their profession, high-risk status or need for a negative result to return to work. The health department started using this metric on May 1. To learn more, click here.


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